Greener Parishes

green churchGreening Spaces:

Greening Sacred Spaces is a practical program to assist faith communities in taking actions to create a more sustainable and energy efficient place of worship and to educate members of the community about ecological issues.

Creation Matters:

Explore how Canadian Anglicans are conserving and improving the natural environment. Their work exemplifies the fifth  Mark of Mission: to “safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth.”

Just Living: 

The Partnerships department of The Anglican Church of Canada offers the document Just Living as a starting point for parishes to consider and make choices about the challenges of economic justice and the ecological crisis of climate change.

Green Church:

Through its Green Church Program, the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism offers an online toolkit to help Christian communities build environmental awareness. The kit includes ideas for recycling, improving the energy efficiency of religious buildings, green-themed prayers and liturgies and much more.

For more information about environmental stewardship, email the Diocese of Edmonton Stewardship Committee: